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Artemis Update- September 2022

Updated: Nov 2, 2022

The kids are back in school and fall is officially here! Join us for another great month of executive moves, our active searches, our latest Diversity Hotlist and another brand new, insightful Salary Snapshot, highlighting Marketing leaders.


We did it again! We are thrilled to share that we have earned our spot for the second year in a row on The Globe and Mail’s list of Canada’s Top Growing Companies. Thank you to our friends and clients who have worked with us over the years and have supported this growth.

Canada’s Top Growing Companies is an editorial ranking that was launched in 2019. It aims to celebrate the boldest entrepreneurial achievement by identifying and bringing the accomplishments of innovative businesses in Canada to the forefront.

The full list of all 2022 winners along with editorial coverage is published in the October issue of Report on Business magazine. The list is out now and online here.


Bryan Bell-Smith joins Koble as Head of Engineering

Brad Weber joins evolutionQ as VP Sales

Darrell Bechtel joins Constant Contact as Engineering Manager

Ian Wilson joins Constant Contact as Director Software Engineering and Waterloo Site Lead

Dan Shaw is now CEO at GhostRetail

Mike Flewwelling is now VP Customer Experience at RouteThis

Richard Price is now the RVP SMB New Business at DocuSign

Alison Kaizer joins Golden Ventures as Head of Talent

Jesper Bendtsen joins Freshworks as Head of Global Recruiting

Al Timchuk is now VP Americas International Sales at Commvault

Andrew Wiles is now VP, Research and Development at High Q Technologies

Rohan Nair is now Head of Engineering at Nautical Commerce

Peter Spinato is now Head of Systems and Implementations at Nautical Commerce

Sara Bugeja is now VP Marketing at

Jim Morrison joins Walmart Global Tech as Senior Director II, Software Development

Jennifer Lennox joins AutoCanada as VP, People and Culture

Ruth Zive is now CMO at LivePerson

Ryan Dalton joins Intiveo as Senior Director of Customer Experience

Bart Molenda is now CMO,Canada at HelloFresh

Loren Padelford joins as Chief Commercial Officer

Darryl Kraemer joins StoryTap as VP Revenue

Scott Emberley is now Head of Finance at Trellis

Alex Kress is now CTO at Deeded

Samiksha Khanna joins Nest Wealth as COO


VP Operations- Startup Hub- Hybrid, KW & Surrounding Areas

VP Marketing- HealthTech- Canada

VP People & Culture- B2B/SaaS- GTA

VP Marketing-B2SMB SaaS- Remote (Canada/US)

CRO- InsurTech-Remote (Canada/US)

Sr Product Manager- Fintech- Remote (Canada)

VP Marketing- EdTech- Remote (Canada)

CPO- Digital Marketing- Remote (US)- Email to learn more

Director HR- Consulting Data Analytics- GTA- Email to learn more

Product Marketing Manager- Network Management- Remote (Canada/US)

Coming soon-

CFO- Hardware- Canada- Email to learn more

VP Engineering- Robotics- Canada- Email to learn more

COO- Enterprise Software- Canada- Email to learn more

Founding Sales Leader- CleanTech- Toronto/Remote- Email to learn more

Founding CS Leader- CleanTech- Toronto/Remote- Email to learn more




How much should you be earning? How much should you be paying? This month we have gathered data from Marketing leaders across Canada and the US. Dive into real salary, bonus and equity details


After working on our Salary Snapshot blog posts, we have found an alarming pay gap between male and female leaders. The World Economic Forum predicts that it will take 268 years (not a typo!) to close the economic gender gap. Here are 6 changes towards achieving pay equity at your organization


In every leadership search, we make an intentional effort to connect with and introduce a diverse mix of candidates. We’d like to introduce you to some of the incredible candidates who we’ve been working with as they look to navigate the next step in their career.



It’s client love time, where we highlight one of our incredible clients: what they do, why we’re excited to partner with them, the good they’re putting into the world, and what we’re currently working on together!

Sonova is not just a company that makes hearing care products. They are a world-leading team on a mission to ensure there is a solution for every hearing loss, so that all people enjoy the delights of hearing. By providing high-tech, innovative hearing solutions that are less intrusive, Sonova battles the stigma and commonly held myths around hearing devices. They feel a deep responsibility to improve the quality of life for both the patient and their loved ones.

For these reasons and more, we are proud to partner with them in growing their leadership team.If this is a mission that would inspire you to jump out of bed in the morning and you’re also a strong marketing leader who’s worked in medical devices, led global marketing, and led senior (and super talented!) teams, check out this Global VP Marketing opportunity.


BDC commits half a billion dollars to invest in Canadian-women led startups and funds Read more

------------- IMAX acquires SSIMWAVE, a leader in AI-driven video quality solutions for media and entertainment companies

------------- PointClickCare Technologies, a leading healthcare technology platform announced expansion of its Canadian headquarters in Toronto

------------- Communitech acquires as it looks to build out a data engine to power its founder support programs

------------- Shopify rolls out new employee compensation system to recruit, retain talent amid stock slump Read more ------------- There are now over 100 health innovation companies based in Waterloo Region. There’s a growing ecosystem of expertise and support to nurture both early-stage and scaling health-tech ventures Read more


Canadian tech funding powered by

Composer - Toronto | FinTech | $6.0M

PolicyMe - Toronto | InsurTech | $13.0M

Kite Mobility - Toronto | Telecommunications | -

Lactiga - Toronto | BioTech | $2.2M



The time has come- get your lederhosen out and start combing through TikTok for polka moves! On October 13th, the Communitech Hub will transform into founderhaus; an open house for the tech community to come together IRL. Let's celebrate Canadian Innovation with the best of Bavarian boisterousness!

Click here to register!



Are you building a global business, raising a round in the US, or looking to expand your network?

Our partners at the Canadian Women's Network (CWN) and Connection Silicon Valley are selecting 40 women founders to join them in Silicon Valley this December!

Pathway to Silicon Valley will provide attendees access to investors, customers, influencers, mentors, board members, advisors, successful founders and operators. If you could use some help building strategic connections in the San Francisco Bay Area, this is the place to be. Check it out- there is still time!

Send us your questions about hiring and retaining top talent in tech!

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